Data privacy

LIGHTHOUSE Management Consulting + Software GmbH (referred to in the following as LIGHTHOUSE) regularly reviews and updates the information provided on its website. Despite all due care, it is possible that data and facts have changed since the last update. We assume no warranty or representation as to the relevance, accuracy, or completeness of the information and data provided.

LIGHTHOUSE reserves the right to amend or supplement website content at any time.

Website content

The content of the LIGHTHOUSE website is developed and managed with due diligence and a strong commitment to quality. However, the publisher assumes no warranty or representation as to the relevance, accuracy, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims against the publisher in respect of material or immaterial damage caused by the use or non-use of the information offered or by inaccurate or incomplete information are in principle ruled out provided that there is no provable culpable intent or gross negligence on the publisher’s part.

Exclusion of liability for links

The following applies to all direct and indirect links or hyperlinks to external websites from our website.

LIGHTHOUSE has no influence on the updating, design or content of the linked websites. At the time when the links were programmed, there was no illegal content on the linked websites. We therefore expressly distance ourselves from all content of websites which can be accessed via links on our website. This applies, in particular, to the content of linked websites and their subpages, the servers behind them, the links and all other external content. This declaration applies to all links provided on our website. Illegal, incorrect or incomplete content on linked websites is the sole responsibility of the website operator. The external website operator also has liability for any damages incurred in connection with the use or non-use of the content. If any linked website proves to have illegal content, we will delete the link from our website as soon as we become aware of this fact.

Legal validity of this disclaimer

This disclaimer must be viewed as part of the internet offer referring to this website. If parts or aspects of the wording of this text do not or do not completely correspond to current statutory provisions, the content and validity of the other parts of the document remain unaffected.

Copyright and trademark law

The publisher makes every effort in all publications to observe the copyrights of the images, graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts used, to use images, graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts that it has produced, or to take recourse to graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts that are free of royalties. If, despite due care, the publisher’s website inadvertently infringes a copyright, please inform LIGHTHOUSE and the text or image will be removed without delay.

All hallmarks and trademarks specified in the website, some of which may have been registered by third parties, are subject unconditionally to the provisions of the appurtenant labelling law and rights of possession of the registered owners. It may not be assumed that trademarks which are merely mentioned are not protected by third-party rights!

The copyright for published objects produced by the publisher himself remains solely with the publisher of the website. Duplication or use of such graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts in other electronic or printed publications are not permitted without the express permission of the publisher.

Data collection

Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files which your browser automatically transfers to us. These are:

  • Browser type/ version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Requesting IP address
  • Time that the site is accessed

These data cannot be used to identify specific users. We do not combine this data with other information. We reserve the right to subsequently check these data if there are concrete indications of unlawful use.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics functions. The service provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses cookies (small text files) which are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 (1) f GDPR. The cookie-generated information about your use of this website is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

The information generated by the cookie about your user of the website includes

  • Browser type/version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL (previously visited website)
  • IP address
  • Time stamp.

This information is used to evaluate use of the website, to compile reports about website activities and to provide other services relating to website and internet use for market research purposes and to optimise our web pages to user preferences. It is also made available to third parties when this is legally prescribed or in cases where third parties process this data under contract.

IP anonymisation is activated on this website. This means that your IP address is truncated by Google within the Member States of the European Union and in other states that are parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The IP address sent by your browser to Google Analytics is not combined with other Google data.

We have instructed Google to use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about website activities and to provide other services relating to website and internet usage.

You can set your browser to prevent it from saving cookies, but we would like to point out that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent.

You can also download and install the browser plugin available at the following link: ( to prevent the cookie-generated data that discloses your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being collected and transmitted to Google and prevent Google from processing this data.
You can also prevent this data from being collected by Google Analytics if you click on deactivate Google Analytics.

An opt-out cookie is set to prevent your data from being collected in future when you visit the website. The opt-out cookie is stored on your device. It only applies to this browser and our website. If you delete cookies in this browser you will have to set the opt-out cookie again. Further information on the Google Analytics privacy policy can be found on the Google Analytics website.



Some of the sections of our website use cookies. Cookies do no harm to your computer and do not contain viruses. They help us to offer you a more user-friendly, efficient and secure service. Cookies are small text files which are placed on your computer and stored in your browser.

Most of these cookies are “session cookies” which are deleted when you close your browser. Other cookies are stored on your terminal until you delete them. Cookies enable us to recognise your browser when you next visit our website.

You can change your browser settings so that it informs you when a cookie is sent, or blocks certain sites’ cookies, or blocks all cookies, or deletes cookies when the browser is closed. If your browser is configured to reject all cookies you may not be able to use all the website functions.


We use Hotjar in order to better understand our users’ needs and to optimize this service and experience. Hotjar is a technology service that helps us better understand our users’ experience (e.g. how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t like, etc.) and this enables us to build and maintain our service with user feedback. Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on our users’ behavior and their devices. This includes a device's IP address (processed during your session and stored in a de-identified form), device screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information, geographic location (country only), and the preferred language used to display our website. Hotjar stores this information on our behalf in a pseudonymized user profile. Hotjar is contractually forbidden to sell any of the data collected on our behalf.

For further details, please see the ‘about Hotjar’ section of Hotjar’s support site.

Contact form

When you send us an enquiry using our contact form, the information contained in the contact form, including the contact data you provide in the form, are processed by us to deal with the enquiry and any follow-up correspondence. We do not pass on this data without your consent.

Google ReCaptcha

We use the bot recognition function ReCaptcha, which is provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, e.g. when entries have to be made in online forms. Privacy policy:, opt-out:

Objection to marketing mails

We prohibit use of the data published in the mandatory legal notice and transmissions of unsolicited advertising and information materials. The website operator expressly reserves the right to take legal action in the event that unsolicited advertising information, such as spam mails, is received.
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